Swiss Indoors: Roger Federer into quarter-finals, Dan Evans out in first...

Federer has failed to reach the Swiss Indoors final only once in the last 13 yearsLocal favourite Roger Federer eased into the quarter-finals of the Swiss Indoors with a 6-0 6-3 victory over Moldovan Radu Albot in Basel. The 38-year-old world number three, seeking to win the event for the 10th time, won in one…

World Series: Washington Nationals edge out Houston Astros in game one

World Series Game 1: Washington's Juan Soto shines on World Series debutThe Washington Nationals won their debut World Series game, edging out the Houston Astros 5-4 in game one of the best-of-seven series in Houston. The Astros went 2-0 up early on before home runs by Ryan Zimmerman and Juan Soto drew the Nationals level.…

Champions League victory restores confidence, says Tottenham’s Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham result important for confidence - PochettinoMauricio Pochettino says he will "give 200%" to deliver the results Tottenham fans expect after his side thrashed Red Star Belgrade 5-0 for a first Champions League win of the season. Spurs have won just four of 13 fixtures in all competitions this season. Pochettino said: "Of course now…

Copa Libertadores: River Plate lose to Boca Juniors but reach final

River Plate have won four Copa Libertadores titlesDefending champions River Plate reached the Copa Libertadores final despite losing the second leg of the semi-final against city rivals Boca Juniors. Boca substitute Jan Hurtado scored a late goal but River Plate won the first leg 2-0 so went through on aggregate. River won the 2018 final,…

Russian doping scandal: ‘Russia must expect 2020 Olympics ban’ – Rusada...

Rusada head Yuri Ganus fears Russia will be banned from the next Olympics and Winter OlympicsRussia must expect to be banned from the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo for inconsistencies in laboratory data sent to investigators, says the head of Russia's anti-doping agency (Rusada). The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) said last month Russia could be banned…

Marieke Vervoort: Tribute to the Paralympian, who ended her life through...

Living with euthanasia: Marieke's storyWhen I heard Marieke Vervoort had died, I felt deeply sad - for her loving family, her many friends and her fans around the world. She was a remarkable champion, on and off the track. She was outrageously funny and full of life, but I've never had such frank conversations about…

Rugby World Cup – England v New Zealand: John Mitchell says...

England last reached a World Cup final in 2007 Rugby World Cup semi-final: England v New Zealand Venue: International Stadium, Yokohama Date: Saturday, 26 October Kick-off: 09:00 BST Coverage: Full commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, plus text updates on the BBC Sport website and app. England defence coach John Mitchell says he "doesn't see…

England v New Zealand: All Blacks prepare for semi-final kicking contest

Fly-half Richie Mo'unga has kicked 14 conversions and three penalties during the World Cup Rugby World Cup semi-final: England v New Zealand Venue: International Stadium, Yokohama Date: Saturday, 26 October Kick-off: 09:00 BST Coverage: Full commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, plus text updates on the BBC Sport website and app. All Blacks head coach…

Mexican GP preview: Mercedes play down chances as Hamilton seeks sixth...

Lewis Hamilton is looking to secure the world drivers' title in Mexico for the third successive yearMercedes say they are expecting a difficult time at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton seeks to tie up the drivers' title. Hamilton will secure a sixth world championship if he out-scores team-mate Valtteri Bottas by at…

Galatasaray 0-1 Real Madrid: Toni Kroos goal eases pressure on Zinedine...

Toni Kroos scored on his 100th Champions League appearanceReal Madrid collected their first Champions League victory of the season at Galatasaray to ease the pressure on manager Zinedine Zidane. The La Liga side suffered a shock league defeat against Mallorca at the weekend and had failed to win their opening two group games, with reports…

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